If you do not throw yourself into the breakers, how will you ever meet the one who frolics in the waves? 

--Zen Saying


The Auckland Zen Centre is a Buddhist community supporting authentic Zen practice and training in Auckland City, New Zealand.

 Learn to Meditate: Zen Meditation Workshops

  • Our Introductory Workshops for 2015 are now in a two-part format. The next pair of workshops will be on Saturday 10 & 17 October, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The programme includes detailed instructions on sitting and walking meditation, as well as how to establish a daily practice at home, and developing mindfulness in daily life.

Coming up:

  • One-day sitting, 20 September: For people who have already attended a workshop. Please sign up at the zendo or email info@aucklandzen.org.nz if you plan to attend. 
  • Pilates classes with Helen are on Monday at 6 p.m. Classes last about 50 minutes. By donation. This is followed by our informal sitting group from 7 p.m. 
  • Meditate on the North Shore: at a home zendo, Wednesdays 6 a.m. -- call the Centre for details.